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"Two Single Beds of Mahogany"

CC010.001.011.008.001 (RS234959)

Description

Design drawing titled "Two Single Beds of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Two beds are shown; right one is badly faded. Each bed has shaped headboard with straight crest rail and scrolled ends and turned finials; four posts with elongated pineapple finials on turned bases; and carved vasiform turned feet terminating in casters. Top half of bedposts have heavy spiral turning; bottom half is square with chamfered edges. Title, design notes, "Mr. Ginn" and "See 1051" are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 5/8x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304287
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.008.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
beds (furniture)
twin beds
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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